You will play a key role by serving as the central link between Corporate IT, the business, clients, product team, architecture team, development team and other related internal and external teams that are impacted by the product and / or projects you are managing.
You will develop comprehensive project plans and execute on a range of concurrent, multifaceted projects, both with teams and individually.
This includes developing and managing project plans, project risk and issue logs, creating and managing project dashboards, organizing and conducting meetings and tracking action items from those meetings.
You will be responsible for the successful execution and completion of several technical healthcare benefits related projects and initiatives.
Drive superior, consistent project management for concurrent software projects which includes the following :
Accept, prioritize and execute on a range of initiatives, ranging from simple requests to complex projects.
Develop project plans which establish key tasks, dates and resources required to successfully complete the plan and revise plans as appropriate
Develop and deliver progress reports, communications and presentations
Assist with establishment of project management processes and ensure that they are followed consistently across projects
Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential issues, and devise contingency plans
Minimize exposure and risk throughout projects by managing risk and issues list
Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other project stakeholders
Track and report on performance of projects against project goals
Build and demonstrate knowledge of the healthcare benefits consulting business
Prototype reports and solutions, establish and deliver on project milestones / plans and institute and execute data quality guidelines to ensure the highest quality of project material, deliverables, data analysis and reporting
Work with management and clients to interpret and document project requirements
Communicate effectively amongst the team and to stakeholders external to the team
Contribute to the development of new health benefits analytics, tools, applications and approaches
Responsible for project managing a team that includes developers, testers, and analytical resources delivering on project plans
Support team members to ensure that project guidelines are met
Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
Work within established time frames and budget for assigned projects
Seasoned project manager, preferably in the healthcare industry
Demonstrated ability to manage distributed project teams, and to manage work being executed by teams lead by other project managers
Strong technical, project management, business analysis and organizational skills
Demonstrated strong emphasis on high quality data, documentation, analytics and reporting
Demonstrated experience interfacing between various business and technical teams
Experience with processes of strategic planning and management, process improvement, change / scope management, conflict resolution, resource planning and utilization
Able to work as an individual contributor as well as cross-functionally in an organization to successfully implement projects
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; high attention to detail; ability to clearly and confidently explain new concepts to audiences
Proficient in the use of project management (e.g. MS Project) software and other tools such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Power Point.
Ability to quickly learn various software applications.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Demonstrated ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences both in written and verbal form
Knowledge of database design, application development, and integration methodologies
Knowledge of Agile development structure
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration, or a related discipline
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